Social Security Cannot Be Attached to Reimburse Insurer

  • Reno
    Macdonald Fernandez LLP

In Bilyeu v. Morgan Stanley, 683 F.3d 1083 (9th Cir. 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rules that an insurer cannot impose a lien upon the proceeds of Social Security benefits in the possession of the insured in order to recover overpayment of long-term disability benefits.

Fernandez, R. 2014, "Social Security Cannot Be Attached to Reimburse Insurer". In: Legal By the Bay, Bar Association of San Francisco, San Francisco, California.


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